RESETTLEMENT IN CANAAN:
Early Sea People migrations in search of new land during the late Bronze Age led to the fall of the
Failure to invade the Nile River delta convinced Sea People leaders to settle in Canaan.
Their ships landed warriors who pushed inland after
overpowering ill-prepared foes aboard ship. They
eventually were called the Philistines, who established five cities. They ruled by superior weaponry and
tactics until the rise of Israel reduced their influence.